The diocese in Italy is training priests to meet increasing demand for exorcisms
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Saturday 06 October 2012
Saturday 29 September 2012
"Are you there, Satan? It's me, Madison" – so the preppy heroine of Palahniuk's novel kicks off each new chapter, cutely pardoying Judy Blume's Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret.
Friday 31 August 2012
The sound expert has had a rough time of it in the movies. Think of Gene Hackman's professional eavesdropper in The Conversation, stripping down his room – and his life – to a sad shell. Or of John Travolta's sound-effects guy in Blow Out, stumbling on a Chappaquiddick-style conspiracy and thereby sending a loved one to her doom.
Sunday 12 August 2012
This visceral Hammer horror-style restaging of the 1612 Pendle witch trials falls between two stools
Saturday 11 August 2012
Instantly recognisable thanks to performances in dramas such as Hancock and Joan and The Street, the actress Maxine Peake has taken a more unfamiliar role: as narrator on a concept album that brings to life the infamous Pendle witch trials that occurred in her home county of Lancashire 400 years ago this month.
Friday 13 July 2012
Neil Gaiman, the comic book writer, novelist and screenwriter, is to return to the series that helped launch his career with a new edition of The Sandman in time for the celebrated work’s 25th anniversary.
Friday 13 July 2012
The cult members believed that by eating alleged witch doctors' body parts they would attain their spiritual powers, and become bullet-proof
Monday 09 July 2012
“We don’t do encores... If you want an encore then this is the last song, if you don’t, this is the second to last.” At a time when encores at gigs have become almost mandatory, and therefore meaningless, Laura Marling’s approach to them is refreshingly unconventional.
Saturday 30 June 2012
Here's what happened when Ian Fleming recruited an occultist
Sunday 25 March 2012
Simon McBurney brings dazzling technology to his Bulgakov adaptation but little clarity. A Sondheim evergreen, meanwhile, is as fresh as ever
Friday 09 March 2012
Monday 05 March 2012
A couple were jailed for life today for torturing and drowning a teenage boy they accused of being a witch.
Saturday 03 March 2012
Like other correspondents, Robert Fisk has risked his life to 'witness history'. But after almost four decades, he feels ambivalent towards his profession
Friday 02 March 2012
A domineering football coach and his long-term girlfriend were found guilty yesterday of torturing a teenage family member to death because they believed he was a witch.
Thursday 01 March 2012
A domineering football coach and his long-term girlfriend were found guilty today of torturing a teenage family member to death because they believed he was a witch.
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